The AIIMS has determined to temporarily lose down routine walk-in OPD affected person registrations, together with speciality clinics and all centres, with impact from April 8 to minimise the potential for neighborhood unfold of coronavirus and optimise diversion of accessible manpower and assets for the therapy of affected sufferers.
It mentioned OPDs/speciality clinics will proceed to offer requisite companies just for such sufferers (new and follow-up) having prior appointments.
“In view of increased need to minimise the possibility of community spread of ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and also to optimise diversion of available manpower and materials, resources for the care and treatment of suspected/confirmed patients of COVID-19 disease, it has been decided to temporarily lose down routine walk-in OPD patient registrations, including speciality clinics in AIIMS hospital and all centres with effect from April 8,” a communique despatched to all chiefs of Centres and Heads of all medical departments mentioned.
Respective departments could repair the boundaries of every day new and follow-up sufferers in outpatient division (OPD) for the subsequent 4 weeks, relying on accessible power of residents after contributing to the COVID-19 pool.
Departments within the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) foremost hospital have additionally been requested to tell the identical to faculty-in-charge and OPD companies via e-mail, in order that pc facility could be intimated for modifications, the communique added.